The faith-based Long Spoons Coalition helps to reinforce the community's interests in the state budget process.
This week, we also ask you to weigh in on the stimulus package, an increase in gun sales and the success of the Missouri men's basketball team.
Hickman senior Vince Pescaglia won both of his matches Friday, and faces a tough test on Saturday against Park Hill's Alan Waters.
The two words — open government — don't always go together. Fight for transparency with the new schools superintendent and new police chief.
Entering a new place of worship has the potential to be an intimidating thing, whether it be a mosque, church or synagogue. Columbia religious leaders provide tips to become more comfortable in a different worship environment.
Two more accused members of the Cut Throat gang appeared in federal court Friday. One will remain in state custody until the July 20 trial, and the other will have a detention hearing if he is released on parole.
Mayor Darwin Hindman is among an exclusive group of 80 U.S. mayors to meet with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday morning for the United States Conference of Mayors.
A meeting to discuss a "Bike Boulevard" in the Benton-Stephens neighborhood was meant to gather information on the community's needs and gauge the community's response.
The owners of The Tiger Hotel building have applied for tax-increment financing to help fund the building's renovation and eventual conversion into a boutique hotel. The application is pending approval by the city.
The collision of two nuclear submarines, one French and one British, earlier this month is a reminder that nuclear weapons are still around, despite the attempts to reduce their prevalence.
The Tigers defeated the Owls 9-1, invoking the run rule in the process, to move to 5-0 on the year and 2-0 at that Strike-Out Cancer Tournament.
The Kewpies had a big lead at the break and were lead by senior Chastity Prince's 25 points.
The 66th annual Pictures of the Year International contest judging is currently being held at the Missouri School of Journalism. Judging lasts three weeks, as judges go through more than 45,000 photos by some of the world's best photojournalists.
Chris Belcher came to Columbia on Friday to be introduced as Columbia's new superintendent of public schools. He said he plans to make Columbia his final work destination.
MU students passed a sustainability referendum that will raise student fees by $1 in the next fiscal year to fund education about resource management.
Thirty-three percent of the human diet relies on pollination, much of which is carried out by bees. Honeybees have been vanishing at an unsettling rate, and mid-Missouri growers are stepping in to alleviate the strain on their crops.
There will be open auditions April 4 and 5 for "Ten Hours a Week," a feature film being shot in Columbia during the summer.
American citizens could help Obama by speaking up to Congress.
Balloon sinuplasty is a less invasive procedure used to treat chronic sinusitis. It has been offered in the University Hospital since 2007. This treatment reduces surgery risks and allows a much faster recovery.
Sen. Claire McCaskill is saying the federal stimulus package will help Missouri's economy.